Team Manager - Initial Contact, Referral and Assessment

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/08/2018 22:59
£40,057 - £43,821 per annum (Pay award pending)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date:
23 Aug
Further Information

Initial Contact, Referral and Assessment
37 hours per week

An opportunity has opened for a Team Manager to join Newcastle City Council Children’s Social Care Services.

We are looking for someone with strong skills, patience and focus to manage a team of social work staff. This role will include work allocation, performance monitoring, dealing with staffing issues and the training and development of a team within the Initial Response Service.

You will be required to have the determination and commitment to create a brighter future for children, young people and families within Newcastle.

You will have relevant experience working in Children’s Social Care and be familiar with child protection systems and processes, court work and working with children who are looked after. You should have knowledge of statutory requirements and local procedures.

As a member of a team managers group, you will play an important role in delivering a needs led professional service ensuring that vulnerable children and their families benefit from the best possible safeguarding and protection.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

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As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.